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New Schools (England And Wales)

Volume 237: debated on Friday 4 April 1930

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asked the President of the Board of Education if he will give a table showing separately for provided schools, Church of England schools, Roman Catholic schools, Wesleyan schools, and any other non-provided schools, the number of new public elementary schools in England and Wales erected in each of the five-year periods starting from 1st April, 1903, and the recognised accommodation of such schools.

This information cannot readily be given for the precise periods stated in the question, but the following table gives the figures for new schools placed on the Board's Grant List between 1st January, 1905, and 1st January, 1930:

England and Wales.

Statement showing the number of New Schools placed on the Grant List. 1905–1929.
Five Year Period.Provided Schools.Church of England Schools.Roman Catholic Schools.Wesleyan Schools.Other Non-provided Schools.
No. Of Schools.Accommodation.No. of Schools.Accommodation.No. of Schools.Accommodation.No. of Schools.Accommodation.No. of Schools.Accommodation.
1.1.05–31.12.09836324,946385,861278,05517671,005
1.1.10–31 12.14838301,858244,524318,1098947
1.1.15–31.12.1918065,7629994142,4602448
1.1.20–31 12.2422065,946191,698255,9042110
1.1.25–31.12.29549207,910143,5175112,8512110
Total2,623966,42210416,59414837,379176212,990